Eric E Leeper

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Economics
Office location and address
248 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
ECON 3020: Intermediate Macroeconomics
Credits: 3
Studies macroeconomic theory and policy; includes an analysis of the forces determining employment, income, and the price level. Prerequisite: ECON 2020 and 3010 or 3110, or instructor permission.
ECON 4420: Macroeconomic Policy
Credits: 3
This course takes a microeconomic approach to macroeconomic policies, with special emphasis on monetary and fiscal policies and their impacts on inflation and economic activity. Focus is on the connections among theory, institutional design, and actual data, including historical episodes. Prerequisites: ECON 3010 or ECON 3110 and ECON 3020.
ECON 4999: Distinguished Majors Thesis
Credits: 1–3
Supervised research culminating in the writing of a Distinguished Majors thesis. Restricted to members of the Distinguished Majors Program.
ECON 7040: Macroeconomic Theory II
Credits: 4
Studies advanced topics in the theory of money and income. Prerequisite: ECON 7020 or instructor permission.
ECON 8350: Advanced Macroeconomic Theory
Credits: 3
Advanced study of selected topics in macro- and monetary economics, with and emphasis on theoretical and computational issues. Prerequisite: ECON 7040 or instructor permission.
ECON 8360: Empirical Macroeconomics
Credits: 3
Advanced study of selected topics in macro and monetary economics, with an emphasis on empirical methods. Prerequisite: ECON 7040 or instructor permission.
ECON 8995: Supervised Study
Credits: 1–12
Reading and/or other work for PhD students in particular fields under supervision of an instructor.
ECON 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of the first reader or prospective first reader.